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shift products that are vital to our way of life. be abundant and affordable supplies of energy from shale oil both natural gas and oil are driving job creation and economic growth clear across the country. .. producing more domestic energy provides opportunity for the u.s. to increase exports and serve new market. the recent new economic consulting study from the department of energy concludes an exporting is a net benefit in all scenarios evaluated and more exports increase those benefits. just a few years ago, as we all know, we were considering lmj terminals to import natural gas to the united states. what a difference a few short years make. by developing new technology to access potential new sources like oil shale, which often goes not talked about, we will be able to dramatically increase our energy potential and role as the global energy leader. oil shale in the western united today is estimated at 800 billion barrels, which is nearly three times the proven oil reserve of saudi arabia. as the numbers clearly show, we in the industry are investing in america's future. an
look at many of you here today, knowing many of you have a key role in energy policy today, and hopefully what might happen over the next year or two as we consider the truly game changing opportunity we have here in the united states as it relates to energy. before i proceed and share remarks with you, i would like to introduce our friends at the head table today. i would like to begin with a new great cheerleader of energy that has come to the united states senate from the state of north dakota. senator, would you stand, please? [laughter] [applause] i think i finally found someone who is a bigger cheerleader than i am. we look forward to working with you. she is truly an expert in the area of oil and natural gas. she has been the tax commissioner and the state attorney general. she knows the industry well. let me quickly go around and introduce others. walter, if you would please stand. walt is the general president of the iron workers union. let me introduce doug. he is the president of the united brotherhood of carpenters heard we work closely. we have 15 unions now. t
or unearthing the energy potential? passions run hot on both sides of this one. [ male announcer ] rocky had no idea why dawn was gone for so long... ...but he'd wait for her forever, for any reason, and would always be there with the biggest welcome home. for a love this strong, dawn only feeds him iams. compared to other leading brands, it has 50% more animal protein. ...to help keep rocky's body as strong as a love that never fades... if he ever lets her leave again. iams. keep love strong. a great cup of coffee should be easy as one, two... well, just one. new single serve cafe collections from maxwell house now available for use in the keurig k-cup brewer. always good to the last drop. >>> if you sign this lease, we get the rights to drill on your land. >> there's no reason the town shouldn't have a state of the art high school. >> what kind of money are you talking about? >> you could be a millionaire. >> this town, this life, it's dying. you all see it coming and you just don't get out of the way. >> we're not fighting for land, steve. we are fighting for people. >> save the local eco
and there is energy the in that unity. that is new york at its best. that is new york fulfilling its potential. that is new york fulfilling the dream. that is new york the laboratory of the american experiment of democracy. that is new york honoring the lady in the harbor, the statue of liberty who holds the torch and says you are all invited. i don't care the color of your skin or how much money you have in your pocket. you come here and we will invest in you, work with you, and we want you to do well. we'll educate you. we'll give you health care because we believe in community. we believe when you are raised we are all raised. that is new york at its finest. so my friends, what is the state of new york state? the state of new york state is that new york state is rising. new york state is rising because it's more unified than ever before. new york state is rising to build back better and stronger than ever before. new york state is rising to build a smarter, stronger state than we ever had before. new york state is rising with a passion and a commitment to make this state better than it's ev
these four schools. each exhibits a new energy and renewed sense of purpose and more schools are lining up to be transformed in the years ahead. of course, reform could not be complete without supporting our teachers. they have dedicated their lives to our children. for the first time in a very long time, we're dedicating new resources for them as well. we know success is possible. we have seen it paired with a cooperative effort where every voices heard, we are going to replicate it in classes around our state. the bottom line is, students will be better prepared for school today and for the job market tomorrow. [applause] when it came to energy, our state had been a national leader for years in the worst possible way. we had the highest electric rates in the continental united states. rates that are squeezing the budgets of families and businesses. we came together and decided we needed a plan to take these problems head on. we realized our economic, environmental, and economic needs were all related, and that the path we chose would impact our economy in the state for years to come. con
their buildings more earthquake-resistant and energy efficient. the government is thinking of providing subsidies to manufacturers to build energy efficient plants and factories. the government will help fund these measures with bond offerings totaling around $45 billion. the cabinet is expected to approve the supplementary budget in mid-january. >>> the year 2013 has kicked off with a bit of optimism for japanese business leaders. the yen is weaker and the stock market stronger. many of them are hoping for a brighter year in the economy. prime minister abe joined about 1,700 company executives to toast the new year in tokyo on monday. three major japanese business associations have been holding the new years party every year. >> translator: i'm hoping that the business environment will provide a tail wind for us. and i'd like to see the economy pick up this year. >> translator: the japanese economy has hit rock bottom. neighboring asian economies are expanding significantly. japan must seize this opportunity to revitalize itself. it's our last chance. >>> business leaders have seen the nikkei go
, untenable energy costs, and natural disasters the likes of which our generation had never seen. and then, in december, just when we thought the worst had happened -- it actually did. the people of connecticut, the communities you represent, and all of us in this chamber when tested, we met those challenges head on. we did as our forefathers did, as our grandparents and parents taught us. we dug in. we banded together. we decided to focus not on what makes us different, but on what makes us the same our common humanity. it is this core strength and spirit of community that brought us together to accomplish so much on behalf of the people of connecticut. two years ago, we faced the single largest per-capita deficit in the nation. it was a problem decades in the making. we knew that getting our fiscal house in order was critical to creating jobs. connecticut employers needed a responsible and predictable partner in state government. we came together and passed a balanced budget. we cut more than we added in new revenue. and even after revenues came in short as they did in 31 other states
is continuing to improve. europe seems to be stablizing, and energy prices are steady. big companies at home and abroad are flush with cash and looking for reasons to invest. on the negative side, the recent tax increases resulting from the fiscal cliff deal will hit successful small businesses hard, which will dampen growth and hurt job creation in the first part of the year. as illustrated by the chamber's latest survey of small business members, there is a -- which you should have at your places, there is significant uncertainty over health care, regulations, taxes, and deficits. last week's jobs report was mediocre. only 63% of our eligible work force is even participating, and we don't see much improvement in unemployment through the year. so while our economy may be growing, it is fragile growth and not nearly strong enough to create jobs americans need or to expand their incomes. and now, we face a series of new washington deadlines over the deficit spending, the debt ceiling, sequestration, and a continuing resolution to keep the government running. we also face another domestic and
to gun safety, and this is "hardball," the place for politics. ore energy than i used, when i'm out with my kids, my daughter's like, "mom, wait up!" and i'm thinking, "shouldn't you have more energy than me? you're, like, eight!" [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. simple. effective. advantage: mom. let's fight fat with alli. learn more, lose more at letsfightfat.com. >>> as expected this afternoon, president obama tapped jack lew to be the next secretary of the treasury. lew, a man i believe of good and strong values, currently is the president's white house chief of staff. before that he was director of the office of management and budget. the president urged congress to confirm him quickly. >> jack has my complete trust. i know i'm not alone in that. in the words of one former senator, having lew on your team is the equivalent as a coach of having the luxury of putting somebody at almost any position and knowing he will do well and i could not agree more. >> that man standin
is the energy? the energy is in the united states. stop these strikes. stop the labor. i think stalin has always been a convenient distraction for the right and the center. up to today, to get away -- >> the fact they could agreed also made easier, the right to do that. >> that's what concerns me. when you feel all the liberals, so to speak, and also the truman liberals, the hard clippers that were in this direction. and it changes american history terribly because right now we have no union movement. i think the concept of labor, it's not even discussed in this country. [talking over each other] >> this is what's happened. this is far more important, friendly, then pointing the finger at the soviet union. why not point it at, as i said earlier, churchill increase in athens in 1944? [talking over each other] >> we've got to take a break. we will jump forward after the break. >> sorry, i just wanted -- spent on the go? "after words" is available via podcast. visit booktv.org and click podcast on the upper left side of the page. select which podcast you would like to download and listen to pete"af
, litery is taking over for cliff sterns, correct on the energy and commerce committee? >> no, he is taking over the position on the commerce manufacturing and trade committee. marsha blackburn is going to be the fice chair of the full energy committee. it will be interesting to see how and whether she tries to assert her authority in her new role. she told me she is interesting in tackling something that is related to piracy but it is unlikely. i think a broader more important part of the discussion is that it goes with the revolt. all members of congress are extremely warry of trying to enact law with technology they perhaps don't have an extra piece on and they don't understand all of the ramifications. i think that will be an issue. i hear again and again from a member nobody is interested having a repeat of that. >> gautham nagesh what about the federal changes of communication? >> that is the big question really. we've seen the commission at full strength with the confirmation of the democrat and everyone is waiting to see what the chairman chooses to do. there was speculation that he
energy companies. we are working with policymakers and representatives from private industries and institutions to affectively and strategically identify and address cyber security policy issues within the states. finally, i want to talk for a moment about the energy and energy security. i am proud to say that my state of oklahoma, working along with democratic governor from colorado, has teamed up with 22 other states to work for the conversion of our state automobile fleets from traditional gas-powered vehicles and trucks to natural gas vehicles. we -- when we come by all of our state's purchasing power we were able to let a national bid which has driven down the price of cng-powered vehicles by thousands of dollars, making the vehicles more affordable for state budgets and the private sector. each automobile has the potential to save $20,000 in fuel costs, freeing up resources for priorities like education and health care. just as important, our initiative supports the production of american-made natural gas and the creation of american jobs, which will once again benefit ou
job investments. the tax credit you mentioned which supports clean energy jobs. if this had been allowed to expire as many as 37,000 clean energy jobs could have been lost. mortgage debt relief which protects home owners from paying taxes on forgiven deat and bonus depreciation. so going back to the first point this package of tax extenders was supported on a buy partisan basis. the president supported it but you would have to spend disbelief to accept the premise that republicans did not. >> is there a moment that the president sat down with senator hagel and offered him the job and had a hart to heart talk about what direction he would like to see the pentagon move in? >> the president did taufer senator the job over the weekend by phone. they have a long relationship that dates back to their service together nth senate. they travelled together abroad and senator hagel after he left the senate was co-chair of the president's intelligence advisory board. so they have had an ongoing conversation about this nation's national security needs and the president's policies in the last
to coordinate as to commit the resources and political energy to prevention. >> didn't it say things like we need to coordinate what first responders are going to do and how to have them on register. >> there are plenty of things to do like that that are good and can be done. the big questions, what do you do to protect the tunnels so you don't have $500 million worth of damage. those things are where the focus ought to be. it wasn't. let's move forward. >> that seemed like a no brainer. i was down on the battery watching the water come in. >> it is nice to see you. thanks for coming in. i hope it happens. i hope it works. we'll see. >>> december jobs number is out. unemployment remains steady. ali velshi says there is one thing holding back a full economic recovery. it is coming up next. >>> 2013 could be the year america's economy comes back but broken government in washington stands in the way. i'm ali velshi. this is your money. jobs keep steady in december that despite fiscal cliff dysfunction. look for more cliffs and more overused metaphors from your elected officials. 155,000 net new
new energy policies in terms of the timeline, the white house is still working all of that out, but they say that the president is determined not to have these budget battles derail or side line his other policy goals. a lot of analysts are looking at the situation and saying it's tough to do that and there are more budget battles that are on the horizon that will take up a lot of time and public attention and consumption. >> kristen welker. honolulu. kristen, thank you so much. we'll check in with you later. >>> one piece of good news for president obama from the victory in 2012, it's officially in the books. the election that dominated the airwaves finally came to a close friday when a joint session of congress led by vice president joe biden confirmed the 332 lech ral votes for president obama. so who will be the next lawmaker to receive that same honor? joining me now, brian bointler and amy stoddard from the hill. thanks for coming in on a saturday. amy, let me start with you. a few weeks ago, this conversation was all about hillary clinton, but there are other names makin
project. in march, the bridge will be turned into a light show, 25,000 energy-efficient lights will light up the western side of the span. the entire $8 million project is being paid for by private donations. >> we're 40% of the way there in terms of the installation. very soon we will be able to turn on lights. >> now, this is important, when you drive on the bay bridge, you won't be able to see the lights to prevent distracted drive driving. they will only be visible from the shore line. it looks cool. >> spectacular. >> i think it will be up for two years. >>> with that in mind, hey, sal, can you take is to the bridge -- take us to the bridge? >> yes, i can. >> thank you. >> we'll go to the bridge westbound bay bridge. i think you will like what we see here westbound. it doesn't look all that bad at all. in fact, we haven't had a delay this morning at the toll plaza. again, this is probably the last day we'll see this. some schools are out next week as well. we might be in better shape. a lot people come back to work and school on monday. this is 101 approaching the 80 split and that p
tax credit that was buried in the fiscal cliff deal is for companies developing wind energy projects. well, could this help pick up the slowing green energy market? we're going to ask former green jobs adviser to president obama, van jones. ♪ aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ ♪ ooh baby, can i do for you today? ♪ [ female announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance? align can help. only align has bifantis, a patented probiotic that naturally helps maintain your digestive balance. try align to help retain a balanced digestive system. try the #1 gastroenterologist recommended probiotic. align. with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> we've been picking aapart the fiscal cliff deal so you know what's in it. one of the big winners in this deal is the renewable energy industry. it's a
? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >> guards say they detained a cat a cats that was trying to smuggle a saw, drill bits, cell phone and batteries into a prison. it happened in brazil around new year's day they tell us. the guards say they caught said cat at the gate after they noticed someone had wrapped it in tape. the prison spokesman says it's tough to find out who is responsible as the cat doesn't speak. officials say the cat does not face any charges, that they consider all 263 prison inmates suspects. emotional delivery for a married couple in california. they got hundreds of love letters. letters somebody stole from their 40 years ago. the couples say they wrote to each other while the husband served in world war ii. they saved all the notes at their home and then a robber took them in the 1960's, the letters somehow ended up with a stamp collector who later died and recently his son tracked down the husband through his military service number and returned the letters. >> it just bri
for a huge art project. in march the bridge will be turned into a light show. 25,000 energy efficient lights will shine on the western side of the span. this entire $8 million project is being paid for by private donations. $2million needs to be raised still. >> we're 40% of the way there in terms of the installation and very soon i'll start turning on lights and see what they can do. >> when you're driving on the bridge you won't be able to see the lights. it will only be visible from the shoreline to prevent drivers from being distracted. it will be beautiful. >>> 5:08 is the time right now. let's check in with sal for a look at traffic. hopefully the bridge no problems yet. >> no problems yet. looks good so far anyway. we've been looking at the chp list and making sure we're up to date. it does look good on the east shore freeway, coming out to the mcarthur maize and chp list not all that significant right now. look let's move to the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a report of some south bay stuff, card board on the lanes near north 1st street. watch for that hazard just reported to chp. n
person at a time, you know. >> it makes me think that there is this whole energy around this book. the last time this energy was july of 2010. we are going back to those places and those people who are making those accusations and calling you a reverse racist. how do you feel being back now that you have the whole story? >> it feels good to know that i was able to use that same media to be able to get the story -- the wright story out. it's a feeling i can't explain. how great it feels to be able to sit here. it is really amazing. i made the decision years ago that i didn't want people to forget my father and what he meant to us. but i had no idea that i would be able to tell the story in this way. it feels great. >> what is so beautiful about this story? it's more than a book? is a living history? a love letter to choices, and it reminds us that without the feeling, the facts don't convey what history has been. and that as brutal as the history of african americans struggle for humanitarian rights and it has been humanity and love and family and choice and possibility and sacrifi
and renewable energy fields. today, the program places 80 an average starting wage of 18-33 an hour. now, the program has expanded to other bay area communities. and joining us this morning with more on this is. leslay choy with the san pablo economic development corporation. leslay choy demo we give skills to members of the community and industries that are stable. a framework for a change in our underserved community. what they're focusing on is where housing, construction. and that can be anything from your construction, carpenter, welding, and even if solar installation and forklift. >> this is getting a lot of good press. why is it that we see this emerging. and the importance. >> this gives people a choice and it will turn the tide on underemployment. where people are underutilized and for people that to not need a graduate or college degree but they needed that job training and the skills that make them competitive. all of our programs are dedicated to find those programs not just training but job experience. as we send people out they are far more competitive. this can take peopl
for much of the session. the dow is up seven points. energy is flat. let's take a look at wells fargo. profits hit a record high. that is good. they are not doing as many mortgages. they are the nation's biggest lender. you can see it is down by one and a quarter percent. cheryl: how did last year's drought play out? jeff: it was pretty wild in here today. five of the past six years, this has been a limit move. take a look at what it was. we had, i think, scott shall indeed, a 26-point move. >> we had a pretty big range. jeff: this crop report is definitely a mover. take a look at this. this is the usda world agriculture supply and demand. it is down 13% on the year. acres harvested down slightly. the stocks way down. a lot of farmers sold in this. >> we are really starting to worry about the next year. we cannot have another year like this past year. jeff: we had a lot of money come into this market when that happened last year. if we get another drought, oh baby, this could be a place to make some money. lori: it makes you wonder if mother nature has a bet on commodities. jeff flock
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no serious effort to block energy from those from the persian gulf. it's because we've been there and we were there when saddam hussein invaded kuwait. i worry that the rebalancing may not be a rebalancing and may be a pivot as originally described and we will move from the middle east and, i can understand the desire to leave the terrible part of the world for people making problems there. i spent a good part of my career working in east asia. the one job you didn't mention, i think my favorite which was ambassador to indonesia. i loved the focus on asia. i think it's important. but unfortunately, the middle east county going -- isn't going leave us alone. i thought about the fact that americans are no or notoriously short memory except when it comes to our own civil wars. it has the great advantages. one cannot manage the french treating germany post world war ii the way they did. we're all better for it. we don't like vacations as much as the french probably do. we love vacation from history. we took one for twenty years after world world war i. it was probably the longest and we took one
time and effort and energy and heart rate goes into something and experiences to stand up for what's right. >> i could not let it go. it just was not right. i could not let go. the law is on my side, and all it did was talk to the supreme court about this ruling until the next ridiculous case that came. it was on the wrong form or wrong date -- it should have been let go. but they thought, okay, just let that one go. the shots were not called in a correct way, in my opinion. she is right. it's a long fight on individuals and hard on families. we cannot leave home on a vacation or go on a trip because we needed to be in reachable place for the attorneys for 10 years. it took nine years in 18 months. >> were we thinking at the time? >> you don't see any cases in the paper that are quick fixes. they dragged him out. equal employment commission has more money than i do a lot of work with them now are you would think that they are doing is training governments that don't bring in the official people to train them and what they should be doing. and they go in and train those people, and
the nation calls. another major milestone was the arrival our our chief of staff who has brought new energy and inspirational leadership to the top of our air force team. so before we take your questions i will ask general welsh to make a few remark. >> good morning, ladies and gentlemen. thank you for taking the time for being here. i apologize for my extra hardware this morning, it is ugly in these sequestration meetings. i think it was the first time i realized how big it really is. i'm recovering slowly. yesterday we releaseden an updated vision for the air for. the intent is to capture what the air force is all about and what we should be focused on in the future. it highlights airman as a strength and service. they will be our contributions to the nation's defense and the air force's calling cards. it also embraces innovation is a trait of every airman and i believe that is true. it is about 1,000 words long and takes you three minutes to read. we can get you a copy if you would like to take a look. the bottom line, we continue to remain the world's greatest air force. that is what th
, "shouldn't you have more energy than me? you're, like, eight!" [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. simple. effective. advantage: mom. let's fight fat with alli. learn more, lose more at letsfightfat.com. >>> days after the last house of representatives ignited a huge political fire storm refusing to vote on a $60 billion aid package both chambers of the new congress have approved a smaller $9.7 billion measure. the remaining $51 billion will be considered later this month. money is only one of the many challenges facing new york and new jersey in the wake of the storm. another major problem, two facilities housing thousands and thousands of barrels of evidence in criminal cases are damaged and it could take a huge toll on the courts. what is going on? >> there are some cases right now making their way through new york city courts where evidence can't be produced. it is unclear at this point how extensive a problem this is going to be in criminal trials. >> this flood damaged warehous
how it is that that energy is designed to elicit the kind of information that would allow us to ask the next logical question about somebody's background? >> yes, sir. the information that we have on refugee applicants does a very in certain regards. .. >> has a shared a story of persecution, a story of flight. they've been in the camp, they've had a ration for 20 years, they've talked about who their children are, who their family members are. so there's quite a long record on who that person is before resettlement to the united states has ever even been talked about. and so when we do the interview with that kind of a family, we will have that record in front of us, and we can elicit testimony and see if the things they are telling us are consistent with the records and the story that they have been telling to the u.n. refugee agency over a period of time, and that can give us greater confidence that the information that we're eliciting is true and accurate. in other cases we may encounter, say an iraqi applicant who has fled much more recently, iraqis tend to have of a very great
to feel the energy build. in a couple of moments we'll see how all of our picks compared to your picks at home when we're talking about the big races. will "lincoln" get the expected big haul or will "silver linings playbook" pull it off? >> just what they wear to the awards show will influence fashion. we all love fashion. offspring influence baby names to the offbeat fashion. celebrity baby names, blu ivy i think is a hit. that's still in style. the big question, what should the royals name their baby? >> frank. >> frank? >> very good ring to it. >> you have to say it like michelle. frank. could you see kate middleton, frank. >> kathy, bill and frank. >> perfect. like it. >>> little later on, the name is the easy part. as they get older, there are other big decisions to be made, such as when they start dating. we'll have a panel of moms chew over some of the tough questions. >>> on "today's" take three, savannah is in los angeles and the great michelle beedle is back and the great jason kennedy. >> awkward. >> interestingly enough, michelle will do a skating performance for us. >> i
activities of the department of energy is about $550 billion in 2013 according to the defense authorization pill that was just passed -- bill that was passed by congress. it just has limited significance this year since the appropriations which actually provide the money are being done on this ongoing p continuing resolution basis, and since sequestration is still a possibility in two months. but to give you a feel for that 550, 550 billion in the base budget, how does that compare to a couple of reference points? let me just give a couple, and i'm sure they'll come up in discussion. you can look at that number as being really big or modest, depending on your vantage point. historically in the cold war we averaged about $475 billion a year, and i've adjusted for inflation. these are all in 2013 dollars. so we're actually spending, still, substantially more in the base budget not even counting the war costs than we did for the cold war average. on the other hand, we're now down by 100 billion from where we had been just a couple years ago. largely because those war costs are coming down, and
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